| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Florida has been clobbered by hurricanes more often in even years than odd; not such great news since this is 2014.
The state also has a tendency to be hit after long periods of tropical peace, and our last strike was eight years ago.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth.
The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Why did all the experts get the hurricane season outlook so wrong?
Twelve forecast teams predicted an average of 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes, four major. Yet this season, which ends Saturday, saw only 13 named storms, including two...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A relatively quiet hurricane season is nearing its end, likely to be the first since 1994 without a major hurricane forming in the Atlantic, according to researchers at Colorado State University.
The season saw 13 named storms, which is about average....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The tropics are quiet again, as a system that threatened to strengthen on Mexico’s Gulf coast lost organization Monday.
The system had high chances of forming into a tropical cyclone as of last week, but the likelihood faded. The National...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
MEXICO CITY -- A hurricane with sustained winds of up to 120 mph was spinning off of Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, threatening to bring more suffering to a country still recovering from dozens of deaths and massive destruction caused by a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:56 PM
MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Raymond remained parked off the Mexican Pacific Coast on Tuesday, diminishing in power but slowly heading to a region still recovering from last month’s deadly tropical storm.
At 1 p.m. Tuesday, Raymond was downgraded...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Tropical Storm Jerry formed in the middle of the Atlantic on Monday morning, but it's not forecast to make landfall anywhere.
The tenth tropical cyclone of the season is ahead of the climatological norm; a J-named storm typically doesn't arrive until...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...